Ah, I misunderstood your angle then. I suppose the only remaining point of disagreement is that not all religions are the same. It is easy to take a dismal view of religion when Abrahamic religion comprises over half of global adherence. It’s also easy to forget that religions exist outside of the Abrahamic tradition.

That’s not to say I think there exists a true religion. I haven’t investigated them all, so I have no grounds to say with certainty that they are all false just because the most popular ones are.

But I also don’t think all religions are equally harmful. Some keep to themselves and are fairly benign, like Jainism or Unitarianism. Only the religions which cause persistent, quantifiable harm as a result of their teachings, and which actively evangelize merit serious opposition, because they will continue to grow (propagating harm) if unopposed. The rest can be safely ignored.

Anyways thank you for your comments. We seem to have some congruent opinions and I am pleased to add you to my growing list of follows.


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